Daily Archives: 2010-06-27

Vandalism – the new evil (message from your leaders)

A letter from your Leaders Dear Singaporeans, In a few hours from now, a Caucasian bottom that once graced the lush meadows of the Swiss Alps will be given the pounding of its life in the hallowed grounds of New Auschwitz...oops sorry, Changi prison. This is a moment of great pride for Singapore, a mark that we are finally standing …

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Vivian’s Sleight of Hand: Blaming S’poreans for PAP policies

Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, Vivian Balakrishnan certainly pulled no punches in the week gone by. In an adjective laden tirade, he referred to some Singaporeans as “small-minded, unfair and very very selfish”. What did Singaporeans do to deserve to be on the end of this tongue lashing? The anecdotally popular explanation posits that Singaporeans were not euphoric …

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Crowded trains – Do you agree with SMRT’s CEO?

In the Sunday Times of 27 June 2010, SMRT CEO Saw Phaik Hwa, referring to crowded trains, was reported to have said: “People can board the trains – it is whether they choose to.” As commuters who take the train daily, do you agree with her statement? __________________________________

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